from the urls-we-dig-up dept
The keyboard and mouse may be replaced by a variety of other user interfaces. Touch screens seem to be getting more popular, but "touchless" controllers that interpret gestures are getting some traction, too. Here are some articles on how we might (not) be interacting with our computers, phones, tablets, etc.
- Electrocorticography could create interesting brain-computer interfaces that almost read a person's mind. Removing a portion of your skull is just a small price to pay... [url]
- If you were never too keen on mouse/trackpads (keyboard shortcuts only, please!), gestural interfaces might be a bad idea. Maybe we should wait for more standardized gestural interfaces before buying any shiny new tablet. [url]
- A bunch of gestures have already been patented, so look forward to many more lawsuits over how users can wave/touch/shake their phones. Slide to unlock is obviously not an obvious gesture. [url]
- To discover more interesting tech-related content, check out what's currently floating around the StumbleUpon universe. [url]